Michael Lembeck, best known for directing multiple episodes of TV's "Friends," is in final negotiations to helm Disney's bigscreen sequel to "The Santa Clause." As in the first installment, Tim Allen…
German production fund KC Medien has unveiled production pacts with Mandalay Pictures, French giant Pathe and Lions Gate that will see it invest north of $500 million in their slates through 2003.
Launching an Oscar campaign for a film without a U.S. distributor is at best optimistic, at worst insane. But that's what director Alex Jovy is doing with his debut pic "Sorted," a tale of innocence…
Kira Goldberg has been tapped a creative exec at Mark Johnson Prods.
Fandango, the Rome-based banner headed by Domenico Procacci, has moved into theatrical distribution, with its debut lineup announced at the Autumn Screenings national exhibitors tradeshow last week.
Columbia Pictures media relations senior veepee Susan Tick has been promoted to the new position of senior veepee of corporate communications for parent company Sony Pictures Entertainment. She will…
European culture ministers have approved a finance package worth 400 million euros ($340 million) to support the European film industry. The "Media Plus" program, agreed upon in Brussels Nov. 23…
The 2000 award season began on a literary note Wednesday as the National Board of Review crowned "Quills," Philip Kaufman's film about the last days of the Marquis de Sade, this year's best picture…
Resorts in places like Maui, Aspen and Vail are plenty posh, but they lack even the most basic moviegoing amenities. The theater floors are sticky, the sight lines obscured and the screens noticeably…
Devon Sawa ("Final Destination") has been cast as the male lead in Lions Gate's "Christmas With J.D.," a coming-of-age drama slated to begin lensing Jan. 8 in Montreal.
Dutch filmmaker Gert de Graaff's "The Sea That Thinks" (De Zee Die Denkt) came away with the main prize at the 13th edition of the Intl. Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) in an event marked…
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